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MLB to talk betting with owners

February 6, 2015 3:03 AM
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MLB to talk betting with owners

New commissioner Rob Manfred says it's time for Major League Baseball to give "fresh consideration" to an issue it has shunned for decades -- legalized sports betting.

"Gambling in terms of our society has changed its presence on legalization," Manfred said Thursday on ESPN's "Outside the Lines," "and I think it's important for there to be a conversation between me and the owners about what our institutional position will be."

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